The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.87% 1.04% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 5.47% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 7
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £51,200 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
MPLS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 128 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.16% 18.99% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 92 111 53
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 22 (91.67%) Data Centre
2 21 (87.50%) LAN
2 21 (87.50%) WAN
3 20 (83.33%) Cisco
4 19 (79.17%) DNS
4 19 (79.17%) OSPF
4 19 (79.17%) BGP
4 19 (79.17%) IPsec
5 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (54.17%) CCNP
6 12 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 12 (50.00%) Capacity Management
7 11 (45.83%) F5
7 11 (45.83%) VPLS
7 11 (45.83%) Network Management
8 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
8 10 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (41.67%) 802.1X
8 10 (41.67%) Wireless
8 10 (41.67%) VPN
8 10 (41.67%) Juniper
8 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
8 10 (41.67%) Internet
8 10 (41.67%) DHCP
9 9 (37.50%) FTP
9 9 (37.50%) Firewall
9 9 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 9 (37.50%) Capacity Planning

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
1 1 (4.17%) nginx
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) LAN
1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) BGP
2 19 (79.17%) DNS
2 19 (79.17%) IPsec
2 19 (79.17%) OSPF
3 11 (45.83%) VPLS
4 10 (41.67%) DHCP
4 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
4 10 (41.67%) Internet
4 10 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (41.67%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) Wireless
5 9 (37.50%) Firewall
5 9 (37.50%) FTP
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (33.33%) IPv4
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (29.17%) IPv6
8 2 (8.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) GitLab
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Django
2 1 (4.17%) Drush
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (91.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) CentOS
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 12 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 11 (45.83%) Network Management
3 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 9 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
6 1 (4.17%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) CCNP
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.33%) AWS Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCSA
4 1 (4.17%) CCSE
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Ceph
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) GlusterFS
1 1 (4.17%) iptables
1 1 (4.17%) LXC
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) CFEngine
1 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Salt
1 1 (4.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) F5
3 10 (41.67%) Juniper
4 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago